Grilled Kafta

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Grilled Kafta
Grilled Kafta 1 medium onion, peeled 1/2 bunch parsley, destemmed 1 lb. lean ground lamb or beef 1 Tbs. Lebanese Seven Spice (recipe follows) Salt, to taste 1/2 tsp. finely ground black pepper Lebanese Seven spice 2 Tbs. freshly ground allspice 1 tsp. freshly toasted & ground cumin 1 tsp. freshly toasted & ground coriander 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp. ground white pepper 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg 1/8 tsp. ground cloves
For the Grilled Kafta In a food processor, finely chop onion and parsley, and transfer to a mixing bowl. Place meat and Seven Spice in the food processor and pulse until smooth. Transfer to the bowl with the parsley mixture, and add salt and pepper. Mix with your hands until well blended. Shape into sausages and grill until medium rare, about two minutes on each side. Serve with sumac, onion, and parsley salad and hummus on pita. For the Lebanese Seven spice Mix all spices until well-blended. Note: Make small batches, so taste remains concentrated and fresh. Use as a rub for poultry, lamb, or beef.